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Placental Toxicology

B. V. Rama Sastry



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CRC Press Inc
24 February 1995
Environmental factors; Gynaecology & obstetrics; Materno-fetal medicine; Neonatal medicine; Medical toxicology; Toxicology (non-medical)
Placental Toxicology examines placental transfer and toxicology of drugs and environmental agents to placenta, as well as to fetus. For the first time in a single volume, placental and fetal consequences of exposure of pregnant women to drugs, environmental chemicals, and infections, such as HIV, are discussed. Topics include:oThe art of in vitro perfusion of human placentaoAbuse of alcohol, nicotine, morphine, and cocaine during pregnancy, their placental transfer and fetal growth retardationoPlacental transfer and fetal toxicities of environmental insecticidesoPlacental hormones and fetal well-beingoPlacental transfer of HIV and treatment of pregnant women with anti-HIV drugs
By:   B. V. Rama Sastry
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   726g
ISBN:   9780849378126
ISBN 10:   0849378125
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   24 February 1995
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Undergraduate ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Techniques: In Vitro Perfusion of Human Placenta, H. Schneider Alcohol, Placental Function, and Fetal Growth, G.I. Henderson and S. Schenker Smoking, Placental Function, and Fetal Growth, B.V. Rama Sastry and V.E. Janson Opioid Addiction, Placental Function, and Fetal Growth, B.V. Rama Sastry Opioid Receptors in Placenta and Their Functional Role, M.S. Ahmed and B. Cemerikic Cocaine Addiction, Placental Function, and Fetal Growth, B.V. Rama Sastry Placental Biogenic Amines and Their Transporters, V. Ganapathy and F.H. Leibach Renin-Angiotensin System in Placenta, A.M. Poisner and G.J. Downing Placental Enzymes: Cytochrome P450s and Their Significance, M.R. Juchau Placental Metabolism of Xenobiotics, R.D. Harbison, C.J. Borgert, and C.M. Teaf HIV and the Placenta: Mechanisms of Transfer, Drug Therapy, and Drug Toxicity, R.J.Y. Ho, C.M. Pereira, and J.D. Unadkat Environmental Agents and Placental Toxicity: Anticholinesterases and Other Insecticides, R.C. Gupta

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